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"LEIGH (HIGH), a chapelry in that part of the parish of ROSTHERN which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 5 miles (N. W.) from Knutsford, containing 854 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £1000 private benefaction, and £3300 parliamentary grant. Egerton Leigh, Esq. was patron in 1826. A school-house was built, at the expense of the inhabitants, in 1717, for the use of poor children of the parish." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
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